Party Peppermint Patties
|Chocolate mint cake mix||18 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Creme filled mints||48|
|Decorator icing/Pastry tube and tips and tinted frosting||1|
Heat oven to 375°F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets.
In large bowl, combine cake mix, shortening, water and eggs; mix well.
Form dough into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar.
Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake at 375°F for 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are set.
Immediately place a creme-fmed mint in center of each cookie, pressing down lightly.
Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely.
Decorate as desired.